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A highly conserved DNA sequence of about 180 base pairs near the 3' end of specific homeotic genes; it encodes a DNA-binding domain that allows the homeobox proteins to bind to and regulate gene expression in development.
Hogness boxsee TATA BOX.
Hogness,D.S., U.S. molecular biologist, 1925–.
Grunstein-Hogness assay - a procedure for identifying plasmid clones by colony hybridization.
see Pribnow box.